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Alton Town Council
Town Hall, Market Square, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1HD

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Alton, deriving from an Anglo-Saxon word meaning farmstead at the source of the river, is a historic market town situated at the head of the Northern River Wey valley surrounded by beautiful Hampshire countryside, and has a population of 17,000.  Alton is twinned with Montecchio Maggiore, Italy, and  Pertuis, France.  

Latest News .......     

  1. Alton Honours local WW1 Victoria Cross Hero Ernest George Horlock: On Monday 15th September, at 12.00 noon at The Cairn, High Street, Alton, the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire unveiled a Memorial Paving Stone to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Bombardier (later Battery Sergeant Major) Ernest George Horlock being awarded the Victoria Cross.  An exhibition of BSM Horlock's uniform and VC, courtesy of the Horlock Troop, 10 (Assaye) Battery, 47 Regt RA was on display in the Assembly Rooms for a short time following the unveiling.  Then at 2.00 pm in Anstey Park there was a Firing of a WW1 18 pounder Field Gun.



  2. Council Meetings week commencing 15th September 2014: Wednesday, 17th September: Planning & Transportation Committee at 7.00 p.m. at the Town Hall.

Other News .......     

  1. Notice of Appointment of Date for the Exercise of Electors' Rights - Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2014
  2. Alton Town Council successfully obtains designation as a Neighbourhood Area in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) regulations 2012 (SI 2012/637). 
    Designation Letter from East Hampshire District Council 
    Alton Neighbourhood Plan Area Map 
  3. The consultant's report on the recommendations of Alton Sports Centre can be viewed on the East Hampshire District Council website click here
  4. Notice of Conclusion of Audit and Annual Return for the year ended 31 March 201

Press Releases .......  

Alton honours local WW1 Victoria Cross hero Ernest George Horlock
Walking Football
Just Play Football Project
Alton marks the 100th Anniversary of WW1 with a Commemoration Service
Gold Post Box Cycle.   
Gold Post Box Cycle visits Alton.  
Alton Speedwatch 
Audit Notice for the year ended 31 March 2013   

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